Frontier Days 2017 Schedule

2017 FRONTIER DAYS SCHEDULE FOR June 2nd, June 3rd and June 4th

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Your $5 DONATION FOR A 2017 WRISTBAND IS YOUR ENTRY TO ALL THREE DAYS OF THE 2017 FRONTIER DAYS

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Sun Shine or a bit of Rain… Frontier Days will go on… Hope to see you at the Fort Museum in Fort Dodge.
****** This is the schedule as of 5/29/17 – Updates Often!!!! There will be many more additions and changes to this year’s schedule, please check back.

FRIDAY, June 2nd

12 PM TO 10 PM ****** GATES OPEN TO FRONTIER DAYS 2017 AT THE FORT MUSEUM AND FRONTIER VILLAGE.
12 PM TO 8 PM “BUCKSKINNNER Rendezvous” – CAMPS ARE OPEN. ‘SKINNERS FROM OVER 100 MILES AWAY WILL PORTRAY THE LIFE AND TIMES OF EARLY COLONIAL FRONTIER MEN AND WOMEN SHARING THE REALNESS OF SPIRIT AND DAILY LIFE IN THE LATE 1700’S TO THE MID 1800’S.
12 PM TO 7 PM Games for kids – Bucket ball toss, Balloon darts, Tin can alley, Ring toss, Duck pond for 3 and younger, Dum dum tree for 3 and younger, Football toss weather permitting, Velcro bull’s-eye weather permitting, 3 legged race, Wheel barrel race, and Gunny sack race.
1 PM to 4 PM $1,000 in prizes and Cash to be given away for kids and parents that play games in the Kids Game Area outside of the stockade. Kids and parents are welcome!
12 PM TO 8 OR 9PM FOOD AND CRAFT VENDORS OPEN
1 PM TO 4 PM Lone Tree Revival – live music under the Fort Dodge Ford Big Top. This is a great mix of long time musicians; many from our area with a strong “horns” sound.
12 PM TO 7 PM Fort Museum and Frontier Village stores and buildings are open.
12 AM TO 7 PM SEE THE CARDIFF GIANT AT THE MUSEUM – World renown from Iowa
12 PM TO 8 PM “THE FRONTIER DAYS BOOTH” OPEN IN THE OPERA HOUSE – OFFERING THE 2017 COLLECTORS BUTTON AND PREVIOUS YEARS COLLECTORS BUTTONS.
4 PM OPENING CEREMONY AT THE SOUTH FLAG POLE
4 PM – 5:45 PM KWMT’s Ross Carpenter will host “Talkin Time with Ross” in the Opera House. You can meet Ross, ask questions about his many years, hear about his friends and those he has known in country music over his long career. You can make a request and laughs galore will be heard. Join the fun with KWMT’s Moring Host Ross Carpenter starting at 4 PM.
6 PM – 7:30 PM “The History of Classic County Music” – IN THE OPERA HOUSE.  This Smithsonian Museum approved show will bring both music and the history to life of true Classic County Music.  Presented by Bob and Sheila Everhart. ***NEW TO FRONTIER DAYS!***
7 PM TO 11 PM “GRIN” – This outstanding band comes to Frontier Days from Clear Lake and will play on the “Fort Dodge Ford Stage”.

*****Please note that the Fort Museum, Stockade, Front Street Buildings and the Trading Post will now be OPEN till 7 p.m. as per a directive from the Fort Museum Board.

SATURDAY, June 3rd

10 AM TO 12 PM THE 2017 FRONTIER DAYS PARADE – CENTRAL AVENUE DOWNTOWN FORT DODGE. Co – Sponsors are Misty Harbor Boats, Kemna Auto of Fort Dodge and Personal Computer Solutions. Title Sponsor is – Alpha Media.
10 AM TO 10 PM GATES OPEN TO FRONTIER DAYS 2017 AT THE FORT MUSEUM AND FRONTIER VILLAGE.
10 AM TO 8 PM “BUCKSKINNNER Rendezvous” – CAMPS ARE OPEN. ‘SKINNERS FROM OVER 100 MILES AWAY WILL PORTRAY THE LIFE AND TIMES OF EARLY COLONIAL FRONTIER MEN AND WOMEN SHARING THE REALNESS OF SPIRIT AND DAILY LIFE IN THE LATE 1700’S TO THE MID 1800’S.
10 AM TO 7 PM Games for kids – Bucket ball toss, Balloon darts, Tin can alley, Ring toss, Duck pond for 3 and younger, Dum dum tree for 3 and younger, Football toss weather permitting, Velcro bull’s-eye weather permitting, 3 legged race, Wheel barrel race, and Gunny sack race.
10 AM TO 8 OR 9 PM FOOD AND CRAFT VENDORS OPEN
10 AM TO 7 PM THE FORT MUSEUM AND FRONTIER VILLAGE STORES AND BUILDINGS ARE OPEN.
10 AM TO 7 PM SEE THE “CARDIFF GIANT “AT THE MUSEUM – World renown from Iowa!!
10 AM TO 7 PM VARIOUS CRAFTSMEN AND WOMEN Sharing THE TRADES OF THE 1800’S
12 NOON TO 8 PM “THE FRONTIER DAYS BOOTH” OPEN IN THE OPERA HOUSE – OFFERING THE 2017 COLLECTORS BUTTON AND PREVIOUS YEARS COLLECTORS BUTTONS AND T SHIRTS.
12:30 PM Spelling Bee in The Border Plains School ON FRONT STREET – open to all ages. They will start with Kindergartners and move up by age groups in approximate half hour segments. Adults near 4:30 open for all ages. Ribbons are presented to the winners by age group.
1 PM TO 4 PM “Richie Lee and the Fabulous Fifties” – On the Fort Dodge Ford Stage playing great music from the fifties and sixties. See www.richieleeproductions.com for information. ***Returning favorite for kids at Frontier Days!***
1:30 PM TO 2 PM Parade Marshall’s Presentation – The Opera House
2 PM TO 2:30 PM Parade Awards Presentation – The Opera House
2PM – Registration for the “Hawkeye Peddle Pull” – on the South Parking Lot in front of the Stockade. For kids ages 4 to 11. Free! ***Returning favorite for kids at Frontier Days!***
2:30PM – The “Hawkeye Peddle Pull” – on the South Parking Lot in front of the Stockade.  Classes by age, and girls and boys divisions; with awards to be given. Go to www.hawkeyepedalpull.com for more information.  ***Returning favorite for kids at Frontier Days!***
3 PM TO 4 PM HOLLINGSWORTH SCHOOL OF DANCE – PERFORMS IN THE OPERA HOUSE. ENJOY DANCING, GYMNASTICS, TAP, JAZZ, AND MODERN HIP HOP IN AN ARRAY OF ROUTINES WITH STUDENTS FROM 2 YEARS TO 21. ***Returning favorite for all at Frontier Days!***
VARIOUS TIMES BLACKSMITHING IN SHOLD’S BLACKSMITH SHOP
VARIOUS TIMES EQUINE MASSAGE DEMOS BY THE CARLSON-RICHEY CABIN
2-2:50 PM MEET AND GREET AN IOWA CIVIL WAR SOLDIER IN THE STOCKADE
3-5PM HISTORICAL PRESENTATION BY OJ FARGO, JUST BEFORE THE BATTLE MOTHER – A VISIT FROM A CIVIL WAR SOLDIER, IN THE LOG CHAPEL.
4 PM TO 6 PM HITS OF THE 2000’s – PLAYING MUSIC UNDER THE FORT DODGE FORD BIG TOP
7 PM TO 11 PM The M-80’s – This band will bring a new name to Frontier Days and will play the hits you want to hear under the Fort Dodge Ford Big Top. ***New to Frontier Days!***
7 PM TO 10 PM “Revolution Wrestling Alliance” – The Opera House. It’s professional wrestling bringing their Frontier Brawl at its best. ***You will need your Frontier Days 2017 wristband to get on the grounds and the admission to this event is $10 for all ages.   Tickets available at the door.  Go to: revolutionwrestlingalliance.com for information. ***New to Frontier Days!***

*****Please note that the Fort Museum, Stockade, Front Street Buildings and the Trading Post will now be OPEN till 7 p.m. as per a directive from the Fort Museum Board.

SUNDAY, June 4th

10 AM TO 4 PM GATES OPEN TO FRONTIER DAYS 2017 AT THE FORT MUSEUM AND FRONTIER VILLAGE.
10 AM TO 4 PM “BUCKSKINNNER Rendezvous” – CAMPS ARE OPEN. ‘SKINNERS FROM OVER 100 MILES AWAY WILL PORTRAY THE LIFE AND TIMES OF EARLY COLONIAL FRONTIER MEN AND WOMEN SHARING THE REALNESS OF SPIRIT AND DAILY LIFE IN THE LATE 1700’S TO THE MID 1800’S.
10 AM TO 4 PM AT VARIOUS TIMES TRADESMEN AND TRADESWOMEN LIVE- IN THE WORKSHOPS ON FRONT STREET.
VARIOUS TIMES BLACKSMITHING IN SHOLD’S BLACKSMITH SHOP
VARIOUS TIMES EQUINE MASSAGE DEMOS BY THE CARLSON-RICHEY CABIN
10 AM to 4PM Games for kids – Bucket ball toss, Balloon darts, Tin can alley, Ring toss, Duck pond for 3 and younger, Dum dum tree for 3 and younger, Football toss weather permitting, Velcro bull’s-eye weather permitting, 3 legged race, Wheel barrel race, and Gunny sack race.
10 AM TO 4 PM FOOD AND CRAFT VENDORS OPEN
10 AM TO 4 PM FORT AND THE MUSEUM, AND THE STORES ON FRONT STREET ARE OPEN.
10 AM TO 4 PM SEE THE CARDIFF GIANT AT THE MUSEUM – World renown from Iowa!!
10:30 AM and 12 PM NON – DENOMINATIONAL CHURCH  SERVICE by Dan Prochaska IN The Frontier Chapel on Front Street. DRESS AS YOU ARE AND JOIN IN ON A TIME OF PRAISE, WORSHIP AND A MESSAGE OF FAITH.
12 PM TO 3 PM ** “THE FRONTIER DAYS BOOTH’” OPEN IN THE OPERA HOUSE – OFFERING THE 2017 COLLECTORS BUTTON AND PREVIOUS YEARS COLLECTORS BUTTONS, T SHIRTS AND SILENT AUCTION.
1 PM TO 4 PM KYLE STRINGER – Playing acoustical classic country music on the Kemna Auto of Fort Dodge Stage.
2 PM TO 4 PM The 2017 Frontier Days Pageants in the Opera House – 2 unique Pageants for 2017: “Little Miss and Mr. Frontier Days”. ***Returning favorite for kids, parents and grandparents at Frontier Days!***
4 PM GATES CLOSE

Thank you for attending the 2017 Frontier Days…